Search results for "Octavia Spencer"


Being John Malkovich (1999) RT 93% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2000

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Bad Santa (2003) RT 78% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Tony Cox  •  Brett Kelly  •  Lauren Graham

Beauty Shop (2005) RT 37% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2005

You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bille Woodruff
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Alfre Woodard

Big Momma's House (2000) RT 30% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2000

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell  •  拉加·高斯内尔
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Nia Long  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Jascha Washington

Blue Streak (1999) RT 36% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Luke Wilson  •  Peter Greene  •  Dave Chappelle

Coach Carter (2005) RT 65% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rob Brown  •  Robert Ri'chard  •  Rick Gonzalez

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Sally Field  •  Regina King  •  Jennifer Coolidge

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Pasquin
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Regina King  •  Enrique Murciano  •  William Shatner

Pulse (2006)

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jim Sonzero
CAST:  Kristen Bell  •  Ian Somerhalder  •  Christina Milian  •  Rick Gonzalez




Spider-Man (2002) RT 89% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2002

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Sam Raimi
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  James Franco

The Sixth Man (1997) RT 23% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2003

Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Randall Miller
CAST:  Marlon Wayans  •  Kadeem Hardison  •  David Paymer  •  Saundra McClain

Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004) RT 52% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Topher Grace  •  Nathan Lane

Never Been Kissed (1999) RT 57% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  David Arquette  •  Michael Vartan  •  Molly Shannon

Snowpiercer (2013) RT 95% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2014

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joon-ho Bong
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Jamie Bell  •  KangHo Song  •  John Hurt

Flypaper (2011) RT 17% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at a bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Ashley Judd  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Adrian Martinez

Fruitvale Station (2013) RT 94% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2014

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ryan Coogler
CAST:  Michael B. Jordan  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Melonie Diaz  •  Ahna O'Reilly

Get on Up (2014) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Tate Taylor
CAST:  Viola Davis  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Octavia Spencer  •  Nick Eversman

Lost on Purpose (2013) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Our story takes place in the fertile, San Joaquin Valley. Fueled by gin and sheer determination, Elizabeth James (Ms. Liz) operates her third generation dairy farm outside the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ian Nelms  •  Eshom Nelms
CAST:  Jane Kaczmarek  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  James Lafferty  •  Aaron Hill

Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (2013) RT Audience 90%

Revisits President John F. Kennedy's presidential legacy through 21 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters written to Jackie Kennedy after JFK's assassination. Based on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Bill Couturié
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Michelle Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst